French Polynesia holidays
This 9-night package includes a luxury
cruise that explores the beautiful Society
Islands aboard the MS Paul Gaugin, a
luxury cruise ship designed specifically
for sailing the shallow seas of Tahiti,
Fiji and the South Pacific. Visiting small
ports that larger ships cannot reach, the
cruise showcases the stunning natural
beauty of the South Seas. Relax on this
scenic journey with international flights,
all transfers and a hotel stay both before
and after the cruise included.
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Overnight flight from London to Los Angeles
with Air New Zealand. (N)
Fly from Los Angeles to Papeete with Air Tahiti
Nui. On arrival transfer to the InterContinental
Tahiti Resort & Spa. (N)
Board the MS Paul Gauguin this evening in the
capital of Tahiti to begin your 7-night cruise. (D)
The first port of call is Huahine, known as The
Garden Island for its lush rainforests. This island
is great for snorkelling and home to some of the
best-preserved archaeological remains in French
Polynesia. (B, L, D)
An islet adjacent to Tahaa, Motu Mahana is
home to white-sand beaches and crystal-clear
waters. On this island paradise a barbecue lunch
will be served followed by a performance of
Polynesian music and dance. (B, L, D)
Cruise to the romantic islands and lagoons
of Bora Bora. Immediately recognisable by
Mount Otemanu rising from the ocean, this
half-atoll half-mountain is surrounded by a
spectacular lagoon and a series of smaller
islands. There is an option to stay overnight at
the InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa
Bora Bora*. (B, L, D)
Day at leisure in Bora Bora, with optional
excursions including a 4WD safari and a
glass-bottom boat trip. The ship will set sail
this evening, allowing for final views of Bora
Bora before dinner. (B, L, D)
Today, you will anchor off the island of Moorea,
one of French Polynesia’s most alluring islands.
The ship will overnight offshore, with time for
optional excursions including an off-road safari,
snorkelling and a dolphin-watching expedition
with a marine biologist. (B, L, D)
This morning, explore Moorea further as the ship
will be moored here until the afternoon. Enjoy
the fresh ocean air on the final leg of this cruise
as the ship sails to Papeete where it will moor
overnight. (B, L, D)
Disembark the MS Paul Gauguin in Papeete
this morning. You will be transferred to the
InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa for an
overnight stay. (B)
Transfer to the airport this evening and fly back
to London via Los Angeles. Morning arrival in
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Staying in luxurious hotel and
cruise accommodation. Prices are based on
standard room and cabin categories.
availability, it may be possible to pre-book the
night of Day 4 at the InterContinental Resort &
Thalasso Spa Bora Bora.
The transfers and
excursions relevant to the cruise are operated
as a group with other passsengers who may or
may not be Cox & Kings clients. Cox & Kings is
acting as an agent on behalf of Paul Gauguin
Cruises and its cancellation conditions will apply.
In addition to the Tahiti
& Society Islands cruise, Paul Gauguin Cruises
also operates a number of cruise itineraries in
other parts of French Polynesia, Fiji, Vanuatu,
Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands.
For a price quote based
on alternative accommodation standards or to
include flights, please call 020 7808 6781 or
InterContinental Tahiti Resort has been landscaped around private beaches in exotic tropical gardens, offering a welcome oasis of relaxed pleasure and spectacular sunset views over the volcanic peaks of Moorea. The 271 guest rooms and bungalows are Polynesian in style, each graced with casual elegance and offering superb views from the private balcony. For ultimate seclusion the resort offers intimate overwater bungalows encircling a small private island or set on the deep lagoon. InterContinental Tahiti Resort has long been the island's top resort featuring a Lagoonarium, private beach, two pools, tennis courts and 12 hectares of gardens. The Tiare restaurant has an authentic Tahitian ambience and unsurpassed views of the pool, waterfalls and mountains. The open kitchen creates fresh fish specialities and serves specially selected meats from New Zealand. On show nights, guests fill...
Designed specifically for sailing the idyllic South Pacific Islands, the M/S Paul Gauguin offers an authentic experience of French Polynesia. Each of the 122 cabins and suites has ocean views and offers a flat-screen television, DVD/CD player, twin or queen beds, a sitting area and en suite bathroom. Other facilities include a health spa with gymnasium, outdoor swimming pool and two...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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